The Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins towards the end of May this year and its a fascinating and very special time to visit Dubai. While the observant will be fasting from dawn till dusk they will be feasting and in celebratory mood when night falls. Visitors are most welcome to join the fun.
Dubai is cheaper and quieter during Ramadan than other months so its an ideal time to visit this fast-paced city. There are some restrictions in place and a little preparation will ensure a memorable trip.
What to wear
Whilst Dubai is a tolerant and tourist-friendly place, its still part of a Muslim country. If you want to show respect to your hosts then its best to avoid showing too much flesh, and this applies during Ramadan more so than any other time of year. Short shorts should be avoided outside of your hotel or the beach and its best for ladies to cover their shoulders.
Its fine to wear normal swimwear on…